As we’re coming up to Beltane, it seemed fitting to share a round up of some of our best posts on the subject:
- Beltane: Creating altars to celebrate the blossoming earth, by Susan Starr
- Beltane: Dancing with the faery folk, by Susan Starr
- Review of Beltane, by Syndee Barwick
For those in the southern hemisphere celebrating Samhain:
- Samhain: A bubbling cauldron full of fun crafts, by Susan Starr
- Celebrating Samhain with the Dumb Supper, by Susan Starr
- A review of Samhain, by Syndee Barwick
Julian Vayne on the importance of Bicycle Day and chemognosis.
Five Discordian rituals.
A tarot spread to reveal hypocrisy.
Brandy Williams on feminist Thelema.
What might Pagan secularism look like?
Devotional work can look different depending on your individual practice.
How to get started with Hellenstic-style hearth worship.
Brief notes on Pagan sacrifices through the ages.
Solitary Pagan? Here are a few ideas of how you can celebrate Beltane on your own just fine.
The history behind the Stele of Ankh-ef-en-Khonsu, known as the Stele of Revealing that inspired Aleister Crowley to found his new religion, Thelema.
On the links between Nathaniel Hawthorne and witches.
On the leadership and legacy of Indigenous women.
Do trees have rights? Sometimes.
Lessons magically-inclined folk can take from Lord of the Rings.
A round up of “evil” rock and metal songs inspired by ye olde Aleister Crowley.
Tarot makes an appearance in The Room mobile app from Fireproof Games.
The Witches reviewed.
A review of Divining with Animal Guides: Answers from the World at Hand. On a related note, see Donyae Coles’ recent review of Wild Unknown: Animal Spirit.
Peace Oracle reviewed.
A review of Breathing Love: Meditation in Action.
Alchemystic Woodcut Tarot reviewed.
A review of Spellbound: The Secret Grimoire of Lucy Cavendish.
Calls for submission
The Northwestern Department of Religious Studies graduate students invite young scholars to submit paper proposals for Sovereignty & Strangeness, a graduate conference to be held 19-21 October 2018. Deadline: 6 May 2018.
Andy Clark’s ideas about what the mind is and how it works are fascinating.